Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling Services In Grinnell and Williamsburg Iowa

Thanks to the extensive expertise of our team, we can provide Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) treatments in Iowa.

What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and who suffers from it?

PTSD is a condition that's triggered by either experiencing a terrifying event or witnessing one. It can take time to recover from the event and the PTSD itself may last months or years, with triggers that can bring back memories of the trauma accompanied by intense emotional and physical reactions.

The prevalence of PTSD among U.S. adults is an "estimated 3.6%" and it is higher in females than males.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) treatments in Iowa

What are Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms?

  • Being easily startled
  • Always being on guard - hyper-vigilance - lacking trust
  • Self-destructive behavior
  • Sleep issues and/or nightmares
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Feelings of shame or guilt
  • Irritability or aggressive behavior
  • Anxiety

What are some Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling Treatments?

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy can help those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. By talking about it we can slowly help you to understand, deal with, and eventually accept the event on a personal level. We can also help you manage your reactions to triggers that remind you of the event. We can help you return to a normal life.

Some of our therapists are also trained in "trauma therapy" and can help you to work through it without having to relive it. The aim is to achieve Post Traumatic Growth. This means using the trauma as a motivation for making your life even better.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) treatments in Iowa that can help

  • Psychotherapy (Talk) Therapy (CBT)
  • Stress reduction techniques like Mindfulness and Transcendental Meditation
  • Medication Management
  • A combination of such treatments

Don't continue to experience PTSD - get treatments in Iowa today

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